Ep. 692: Going Beyond Disinformation

Conversations about the impact of Digital Communication Networks on public discourse tend to focus heavily on misinformation and disinformation. While these two terms are used interchangeably, Prateek Waghre and Rohan Seth discuss why some researchers are calling for an expansion of the problem definition to look beyond the frame of mis – and – disinformation.

Read MisDisMal-Information Edition 52 here.

Suggested Readings:

  1. Samuel Woolley’s article – It’s Time to Think Beyond Disinformation and False News
  2. Renee DiResta’s article – It’s Not Misinformation. It’s Amplified Propaganda
  3. Ben Thompson’s Stratechery post (paywall) – Facebook Files, Continued; Misinformation and Vaccinations; Fact-Checking and the Unknown